Tuesday 21st May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Expansion at DIRFT Logistics Park a step closer

Daventry District Council has approved plans to expand the DIRFT Logistics Park which could also sway the Government to also agree the plan. Expansion plans for the Park have been referred to the Government because the outline planning application is a de

Strategix in supply chain overhaul

Arrow Distributors, which supplies electrical and gas appliances to the UK building industry, is overhauling its entire supply chain system to cater for its growing inventory, tracking, packing, and warehousing requirements.

Multimillion pound pick and pack contract for TDG

"One Way Trip" pallet pool specialist LPR has contracted TDG to provide logistics services to support its UK pallet distribution network. The £12.5M, five-year deal sees TDG managing the transport planning and collection of LPR pallets.

EFX lateral stacker has faster laden/unladen speeds

Improved visibility, serviceability and greater operator comfort are features of Jungheinrich's new EFX ac-powered man-down lateral stacker. Offered in capacities of 1,000kg and 1,250kg, the EFX features the most ergonomically advanced driver console

Frigo Campaign for temperature-control work

Teleroute, the freight and vehicle exchange covering the UK and mainland Europe, has launched a new campaign to address the special needs for temperature-controlled freight forwarders and carriers throughout Europe.

Heywood occupiers looking to expand

Moorfield Group, the new owner of Heywood Distribution Park, and Westbrook Partners have announced further success at the park located in north Manchester.


Production Modelling, which provides simulation, planning and scheduling solutions, has launched the third version of its Orchestrate planning and scheduling software. Orchestrate now offers a genetic algorithm-based optimiser, powerful systems interfac

T&B chills in Czech Republic

Tibbett & Britten (T&B), the logistics services provider, is setting up a central warehousing and distribution operation in the Czech Republic for supermarket chain Tesco Stores CR. The operation is been established within T&B's existing chilled and froze

LTB container offers space savings

SSI Schaefer is now offering a wide range of attached lid containers to meet the many varied needs of the logistics industry. Designed for internal use within automated handling systems, the new LTB transport container offers space savings of up to 75% on

EU Directive makes it easier to sue

Warehouse managers must act now to protect themselves against new breeds of occupational disease claims, warns Norwich Union Risk Services (NURS), as new regulations being introduced because of the EU Directive on Physical Agents (Vibration) will make it